Verywell Health (USA) – Substance Abuse among Pregnant Women on the Rise During COVID-19 The number of people struggling with substance use disorders has gone up during COVID-19, and a new study out of Washington State University COVID‑19 Infant, Maternal, and Family Health Research Collaborative suggests pregnant women are included in this group.
Gail Rosenblum (2 Oct 2020) ‘Minnesota’s Proof Alliance leader wants all pregnancies to be alcohol-free’. Research has shown since 1974 that alcohol during pregnancy harms a developing fetus, but she learned most people “did not have the facts.”
Wills K (17 September 2020) Tracking if we drink while pregnant? It’s yet another guilt trip. The Times.
Grover, N (16 September 2020) Plans to record pregant women’s alcohol consumption in England criticised. The Guardian.
Jackson N (26 November 2019) Mandatory Pregnancy labels on alcohol set to cost industry a lot more. The industry claim is to continue voluntary labelling to‘minimise excessive costs to industry (and thus potentially to consumers)’ and because ‘awareness of the potential harm of alcohol for pregnant women is already at very high levels in the […]
Morgan H (19 November 2019) “A Deep-Rooted Psychological Pain”: What It’s Really Like To Be Pregnant In Prison. Refinery 29.
Yolanda Harris (25 October 2019) Ohio State’s STEPP helping expectant mothers with addiction. 10TV WBNS
Mirage News (14 October 2019) Alcohol industry-funded websites fail to give full evidence on key risks of alcohol consumption in pregnancy. Extract from Audrey W. Y. Lim, May C. I. Van Schalkwyk, Nason Maani Hessari, Mark P. Petticrew. Pregnancy, Fertility, Breastfeeding, and Alcohol Consumption: An Analysis of Framing and Completeness of Information Disseminated by Alcohol […]
Dennis Campbell (14 October 2019) Alcohol industry ‘puts pregnant women at risk’, researchers say. The Guardian UK.
Liz Collins (10 September 2019) ‘Doctor Warns Alcohol Is The Most Dangerous Substance To Unborn Babies’. VIDEO interview with Dr Jeff Wozniak.